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Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. american investigators are in benghazi and two u.s. warships and an elite unit of u.s. marines are on their way to assist with security. danielle nottingham has the latest. >> reporter: protesters climbed the gates of the u.s. embassy in yemen's capital. they burned tires and threw rocks expressing outrage over an anti-muslim film on youtube. embassy officials say all americans are safe. secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. is closely watching the unfolding demonstrations. >> we certainly hope and expect that there will be steps taken to avoid violence. >> reporter: in iraq, more unrest. demonstrators in baghdad torched an american flag and in cairo, egypt, police used tear gas to hold back thousands of angry protesters. secretary of state hillary clinton said again today there is no justification for violence, but also addressed the video. >> we absolutely reject its content and message. >> reporter: tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. u.s. officials are trying to sort out wha
Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >>> in philadelphia bomb detecting dogs swept through u.s. airways flight 1267 after a bomb square. this was the scene early this morning at the philadelphia international airport. authorities say the flight heading to dallas returned to philadelphia shortly after tag off around 8:00 this morning. police were seen taking one man away in handcuffs. so far he has not been identified, nor has he been charged. all 69 passengers and five crew members got off the plane safely. right now there is no word that there were any explosives found. >>> a d.c. police officer shoots a pit bull that was running in anacostia. this happened around 7:00 this morning on 17th street southeast. neighbors called complaining about the dog. when an officer arrived on the scene, the dog started charging at the officer and also a 10- year-old girl who was walking by. police say the officer pulled the girl to safety and then shot the dog wounding the dog, not killing the dog. police said they are still investigating how this dog got away and was running around loose. so far no charges have been filed against the dog's owners. >>>
Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
possible, president barack obama condemns the deadly attack on a u.s. consulate in libya that claimed the life of a u.s. ambassador and three staffers. >>> thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. the u.s. ambassador killed in that attack has ties to our area. 52-year-old jay christopher stevens owns a home in chevy chase, maryland, and he served as the u.s. ambassador to libya. it is believed that a mob carried out the attack following the release of a film ridiculing islam's prophet muhammad. we get more information now from danielle nottingham. >> reporter: chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya, was killed as the american consulate came under attack in benghazi. u.s. officials confirm stevens, information officer shawn smith and two other americans were killed as they tried to evacuate staff members from the complex. >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: gunmen armed with automatic weapons stormed the consulate overnight. the mob of mostly conservative muslims was protesting an americ
Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
after the attack on the american consulate in libya that killed the u.s. ambassador and three staff members. the remains of those four americans will arrive back on american soil this afternoon. secretary of state hillary clinton heads to andrews air force base to receive them. the loss of am ambassador chris stevens has been a very personal blow to clinton. it was her decision to station him in libya. >> i sent chris to benghazi during the revolution to show support. he was able to -- he will be able to advise our government about what to do for freedom and democracy for the people of libya. >> reporter: investigators are in ben benghazi. >>> wrongfully convicted in a murder for hire plot justin wolfe was hoping to walk out of a jail today after serving 11 years in console taker confine -- console taker confinement. a judge overturned the sentence after he discovered the prosecution allowed false testimony at trial. we're going live to peggy fox in manassas with more information. peggy? >> report: jc, there was huge disappointment and many tears today in the courtroom after judge m
Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
up. >> sometimes we work through the night. we have to complete the job. >> reporter: this tree s all on city property, but not anymore. you see this red line right here? the city of falls church told the homeowner they are only responsible for cleaning up that section of the trees, from the red line back to the roadway. everything else, all of this, that's up to the homeowner to clean up. >> it is kind of tiresome, but it is a job you know? and this is our line of work. the more our trees come down the better it is for us. >> reporter: kristen fisher, 9news now. >>> almost all pepco customers are back online. the power company is reporting just over 70 outages and the majority are in the district of columbia. >>> redskins fans are feeling good about thfuture. rg iii looked awesome in his nfl debut yesterday. the redskins picked up a win against the new orleans saints. the heisman winner threw for two touchdowns, 320 yards and not one interception. the redskins win 40-32. coach mike shanahan was quite impressed with his rookie quarterback. >> robert not only executed the offense well,
Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
wise. clear skies, lots of sunshine. these temperatures are going to make a run toward the upper 70s. probably about 4:00 or so then this evening you got plans, winds are going to be light. go out and enjoy. you might want to take a little jacket with you because temperatures will quickly drop into the 60s once we get past the sunset which is about 7:20, 7:25 this evening. overnight we're going back into the 50s, if not upper 40s in a few spots by wednesday morning. clear skies overhead. we've had just a beautiful morning. temperatures actually the coolest they've been at least at national. since may 16 we were 56 then. look at the mid-40s in gaithersburg and frederick. even la plata got down to 48 with mid-40s in the shenandoah valley. cumberland and petersburg 43. but dry air doesn't take as much energy to heat up. we've already risen in many cases. almost 30 degrees, 27 now in petersburg. -- 72 now in petersburg. gaithersburg 72. still 68 in leesburg and hagerstown. just a gorgeous afternoon. fredricksburg 74. as we look outside on our michael & son weather cam, beautiful. clear s
Sep 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. this is your first day going to school in the u.s. how you feeling? >> not good. >> my son is very nervous. >> reporter: but at least everyone is a new student at this school. they've come armed with color coded maps to find their classrooms in this $22 million sprawling school that's been years in the making. >> i think it's great. i mean, we've been waiting for it for years. >> reporter: this is one of two new schools opening in fairfax county this year. the other is mason crest elementary in annandale. these new schools were built to help accommodate the 3600 new students entering the school system this year. >> we've grown about 15,000 kids over the last five years, so we are dealing with growth, growth, growth. >> reporter: for dr. jack dale, head of fairfax county public schools, today is his last first day of school as superintendent. he's moving on at the end of the school year and he has no doubt what the biggest challenge will be for his successor. >> we're running out of space here in fairfax. it will be a challenge in the next five, ten years. >> reporter: in lorton, kristin fi
Sep 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
bomber attacked a u.s. government vehicle in pakistan today. two pakistanis were killed and more than a dozen others were injured, including two american consulate workers. pakistani police say the bomber packed his car with 240 pounds of explosives and rammed the car into a u.s. vehicle on a busy street. there has been no claim over responsibility but al qaeda and the taliban are suspected. >>> there is a trib bought today to a fallen navy seal. petty officer first class patrick feeks was killed last month when his helicopter went down during a firefight with insurgents in afghanistan. a procession carrying petty officer feeks' body leforts dover airs -- left dover air force base this morning. the procession made its way through anne arundel county, ending at a funeral home in his hometown of wedgewater, maryland -- edgewater, maryland. he will be buried in arlington national cemetery on wednesday. >>> some georgetown residents are taking crime fighting into their own hands. the citizens association of georgetown is adding private surveillance cameras to their neighborhood. the group
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
shows the u.s. economy is beginning to question overfrom the worst -- recover from the worst downturn since the great depression. but mitt romney is slamming the president on the numbers. he says it's clear his policies aren't working and that he hasn't lived up to his promises. >> i saw the promises last time. those are promises he did not keep d the american people deserve to know why he did not keep his promises. >> reporter: both candidates are holding rallies in iowa and new hampshire today and both expected the talk about why they're the right choice to get the economy back on track. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >> vice president joe biden will join president obama today at his rallies. gop running mate paul ryan is focusing on nevada. >>> well, election day is two months away. but the deadline to register to vote is getting close. in the district, you have until october 9th to register. in virginia, you have until october 15th. in maryland and west virginia, the deadline is october 16th. deadlines for absentee and early voting are different in each state. >>> we
Sep 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in his 50s, the shooter was wearing a ski mask and a blue bathrobe. he was heard shouting in a mix of english and french. the anglos are waking up. there's going to be payback. it's enough, want to make trouble. it's not clear if he was trying to shoot marois but the attack could be politically motivated. marois is the political leader of the quebec separatists who for years aimed to secede from canada. the firing started after marois started speaking in english, something rarely done. after the shooter was arrested. marois returned to the stage and calmly asked her supporters to leave peacefully. >> i want to tell you from the bottom of my heart, thank you for being there with me tonight. thank you. >> reporter: for cbs this morning, terrell brown, new york. >>> political violence is extremely rare in canada. murder levels are about one- third of what they are here in the until. >>> seven people are nursing injuries that they received in a boating accident. dramatic video shows that the boaters were knocked to the floor after vessel when it hit a large wake. it happened on the lak
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